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Two Lessons

Came across two TED talks yesterday that I thought were very elucidating. The first is on how to achieve your most ambitious goals. The speaker is an extremely interesting and accomplished man who has soared to the top of his career in finance and has… Read More

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Why Scala?

The video below is a very cool talk on why we use Scala by Martin Odersky. As processors are no longer getting significantly faster per core (Moore’s law), but we get more cores, we need to figure out how to execute our programs faster. Through… Read More

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How to Plan Better

Put it on paper. Studies have shown that we’re more likely to achieve our goals when we commit them to paper. 2. Time-Blocking Block out time to work on important and non-urgent projects. On a traditional to-do list, obligations that take hours to complete appear alongside tasks… Read More

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What is Success?

Success is not money, a nice house, gorgeous spouse, and accomplished kids (although having those are very nice.) Success is not a job title. Success is not a destination. Success is when you enjoy what you do so much that you get to wake up… Read More

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Quality x Quantity

In order to be great at anything, you have to produce great quality consistently. Being a great photographer does not mean that you only produce one great photo, but you produce great photos consistently. To be a great athlete, you do not win one championship.… Read More

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On Being Trash

I had an epiphany recently. I was looking at some of my photography and comparing myself to some of my favorite photographers of all time. Below you can see some of their work: (Photographers I want to emulate in their respective categories, @ is for… Read More

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Book Thoughts

Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance 🌟 Hillbilly Elegy is an eye-opening memoir about Vance’s upbringing as a self-described hillbilly, or a member of the white working class of America in Appalachia descended from the Scots-Irish. It’s an inside look on broken families, toxic masculinity, toxic culture, Mountain… Read More